ST. LOUIS, MO (2-11-2014) – EPIC Systems, Inc. recently sponsored a Trivia Night competition that raised $10,285.00 to benefit the USO of Missouri. The third annual EPIC Trivia Night event was held January 10th at the Holiday Inn South Lindbergh in St. Louis, MO with 224 people in attendance.
EPIC Trivia Night was hosted by Frank McCormack and Craig Geil and involved a silent auction featuring The Autograph Guys, a tribute to the troops and multiple raffle donations. Team captain, Gloria Ebert’s table took first place. EPIC has donated over $20,000.00 to the USO over the past three years and the company beat this year’s donation goal by over $3,000.00.
The event included a couple of honored speakers. USO volunteer, Lisa Nelson expressed gratitude on behalf of the USO and highlighted how EPIC’s donation have benefitted local troops. Captain John R. Langan, USN Ret. explained how the USO made a difference during his 30 years of naval service.
John Schott (EPIC President) and Michael Riehn (EPIC Marketing & IT Director), recently presented the donation check to the USO in a recent ceremony at the Missouri USO home office. USO Executive Director, Kathy O’Connor, U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Bosche and USO President, Dave Waltrip accepted on behalf of the USO.
ABOUT EPIC SYSTEMS: Founded in 1995, EPIC Systems, Inc. is a leading multi discipline engineering and fabrication firm that provides project automation solutions for modular process plants and systems, packaging and assembly line integration, custom machine manufacturing and advanced machine vision system integration.
Utilizing a custom design-build approach, EPIC Systems specializes in the entire plant project. The company provides comprehensive strategy and execution for: concept development; design engineering; integration and automation for process, line and controls; plant and modular fabrication; construction management and installation; startup; commissioning and support.
ABOUT THE USO: Millions of times each year at thousands of locations around the world, the USO lifts the spirits of America’s troops and their families. A nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities. The USO is not part of the U.S. government (and accepts no federal funds), but is recognized by the Department of Defense, Congress and President of the United States, who serves as Honorary Chairman of the USO.